. sg is the country code top -level domain ( ccTLD) of the State of Singapore. It was introduced on 19 October 1988, the IANA and is today managed by the Singapore Network Information Centre. This top -level domain is also available in Chinese and Tamil新加坡சிங்கப்பூர்.
By August 2004, only domains on the third level could be ordered, now this rule no longer applies. Individuals can order any domains on the second level, just like companies, in addition to the still. Com.sg ( third level ) is provided. This is. Called the only ccTLD world, which is already available via the actual address information about their owners. Overall a must. Sg- or. Com.sg domain be between three and 63 characters long, the connectivity of a domain required for a European registrar usually two to five days.
Since 2007 it is possible to order one. Sg domain that consists of numbers only. With the introduction of such addresses, the contracting authority has defined a minimum fee for particularly valuable addresses, which had to pay prospects. Since 2009 also Internationalized domain names are supported, such as Chinese characters can be used in. Sg domains. Not every European registrar supports this feature.
. In May 2013 also the requirement for holders of a sg domain was introduced you to verify one's identity - for example by presenting a valid ID. The authority wants to abuse of. Sg domains curbed by fake whois information in his own words.
- Website of the contracting authority